Former Tourist Information Centre becomes a home again
PUBLISHED: 18:59 11 October 2017
Special home with magnificent views over Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds.
For many years No 6 Angel Hill, in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, was known as the home of the Tourist Information Centre.
Now it is a home again, and a rather grand one, overlooking the public square.
The hill is surrounded by a range of lovely buildings, representing the styles and character of building over the changing times and eras in the history of the town.
No 6 Angel Hill has one of the best addresses, and best positions in the town, with magnificent views across Angel Hill towards the Abbey Gate and the cathedral tower.
This landmark property has beensympathetically modernised and fully renovated..
Listed Grade II*, and dating from the late 17th Century, it extends across four storeys.
The property is predominantly of timber-framed construction, with an elegant red brick Flemish bond facade, and is rendered at the rear.
Inside this beautiful house retains a wealth of original, high status features including a barley twist staircase, veined and carved marble fireplaces, fine 16th Century and 17th Century wall panelling, and large sash and stained glass windows, and with high ceiling heights throughout.
The ground floor includes an entrance hall, with access to a large cellar, a garden room with a walk-in bay and French doors to the garden, and a dining room with panelled walls and featuring a woodburner.
There is a gentleman’s study with bespoke fitted wooden bookcases, a scullery with a dresser and a bespoke kitchen breakfast room with wooden base units, oak worktops, double butler’s sink, a built-in dishwasher, fridge freezer , AEG hob, microwave and oven and a dresser.
There is also a rear hall and a cloakroom.
On the first floor a splendid drawing room has large sash windows with views across the hill to the Abbey Gate.
This room has a fine marble fireplace with a woodburner and there is access to the lady’s study.
The master suite is also on the first floor; with a bedroom, dressing room area and shower room.
The second floor has four further bedrooms, a family bathroom and two shower rooms (one en suite).
To the rear is an enclosed, partly walled garden with a herb garden and planted beds.
The wide terrace spans the along the back of the property, perfect for al fresco dining.
A gravelled path and steps leads up to a private off-road parking area, which is gated and is approached from Lower Baxter Street.
The property is being sold with a 998 year lease, from 2015, with the Bury Town Trust retaining the freehold.
The guide price is £1.275m.
More details are available from agents Bedfords in Bury St Edmunds.